Guide to Legal Translations: Or, A Collection of Words and Phrases Used in the Translation of Legal Papers from Urdu to English

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E.J. Lazarus, 1874 - English language - 208 pages
 

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Page 205 - Demonstrative legacy quantity of any other commodity, and refers to a particu«lefine<l lar fund or stock so as to constitute the same the primary fund or stock out of which payment is to be made, the legacy is said to be demonstrative. Explanation — The distinction between a specific legacy and...
Page 60 - Mohammadan government, in which the public revenues of a given tract of land were made over to a servant of the state, together with the powers requisite to enable him to collect and appropriate such revenue, and administer the general government of the district.
Page 107 - ... fixed by the customary law of inheritance. The rents paid by the cultivators are thrown into a common stock with all other profits from the village lands, and after deduction of the expenses, the balance is divided among the proprietors according to their shares.
Page 40 - Putteedaree tenures are those in which the lands ar»divided and held in severally by the different proprietors, each person managing his own lands and paying his fixed share of the Government revenue, the whole being jointly responsible in the event of any one sharer being unable to fulfil his engagements.
Page 33 - Handsell" to be, " the first money received at market, which many superstitious people will spit on, either to render it tenacious that it may remain with them, and not vanish away like a fairy gift, or else to render it propitious and lucky, that it may draw more money toit.
Page 35 - Bundelkhand, in which the shares of the brotherhood are liable to periodical, or occasional, adjustment ; and in which balances of revenue and village expenses, occasioned by the fraud or insolvency of a sharer, are made good by a rateable contribution from the other sharers. Strangers are often introduced in over-assessed estates on condition of paying the barar, but their admission by no means, » See " Selections from Kec. N. "WP,
Page 205 - Where a testator bequeaths to any person a specific part of his property, -which is distinguished from all other parts of his property, the legacy is said to be specific.
Page 193 - ... an allowance for his subsistence, usually amounting to about five or sometimes ten per cent on the assessment payable to the State.
Page 205 - Iwuz, on the other hand, is said to resemble a sale in the first stage only ; that is, before the consideration for which the gift is made has been received, and the seizin of the donor and donee is therefore a requisite condition.
Page 206 - Where a bequest is made to a person by a particular description, and there is no person in existence at the testator's death who answers the description, the bequest is void. Exception. — If property is bequeathed to a person described as standing in a particular degree of kindred to a specified individual, but his possession of it is deferred until a time later than the death of the testator...

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